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On our Radar: Mark Wahlberg is going to school, Charlize Theron shaves her head, and more

Posted by Katie McLeod  June 12, 2012 09:30 AM

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Dorchester's own Mark Wahlberg is hitting the books! The actor announced on the "Late Show" that he's going back to high school by way of an online program. Are you surprised by Wahlberg's choice? Watch more of Wahlberg's interview here, and an excerpt where he talks about going back to school below.

In other news ... Actress and Dior spokesperson Charlize Theron, known for her glamorous red carpet looks, has taken a dramatic turn in the style department. She's shaved her head. E! News spotted Theron in a hat that shows the back of her new 'do, and also confirmed the reason behind the baldness. Theron shaved her head for her new movie, "Mad Max: Fury Road," in which she will play Furiosa. Watch the video below for more details. What do you think of Theron's new look?

gaga3.jpgLady Gaga took to Twitter yesterday following an onstage incident Sunday while on tour in New Zealand where she suffered a concussion after being hit by a pole, letting her fans know that she's feeling "a bit woozy but a little better every day" and tweeting a photo of herself recovering in Australia.

Pictured: Lady Gaga in Taiwan in May. AP Photo/Wally Santana

Oh, and in case you've been dying to hear Justin Bieber speak in a British accent, here's your chance. The teen pop superstar spoke with the accent for an entire interview across the pond. Check it out.


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